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  • Flood alerts issued in Kashmir as rivers cross danger mark

    Hundreds of Kashmiris in both India and Pakistan moved to higher ground Monday as rain-swollen rivers swamped parts of the disputed Himalayan region placed under an emergency flood alert just six months after some 600 people died in flooding that left the region in shambles.
  • The downside of China's 'thriving' economy

    The downside of China's 'thriving' economy
    Like many individuals and corporations, Charles Campbell equates success with money ("Why China is passing us up," March 25). China's "thriving economy" has created an environmental disaster in many cities that are now engulfed by industrial smog. It...

    India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party claims title of world's largest

    India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party claims title of world's largest
    In the battle of Asian giants, score this one for India. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party says it has surpassed the Communist Party of China to become the world’s largest political organization, with 88 million members. A furious enrollment...

    Pakistani, Saudi armies hold joint military exercise

    The Pakistani military says it is holding a joint military exercise with Saudi Arabia. The military's statement on Monday says the drill is taking part near the city of Taif, in the mountains near Mecca in the western part of Saudi Arabia. It has been...

    Myanmar, rebels agree on cease-fire text

    Myanmar, rebels agree on cease-fire text
    The government of Myanmar and armed ethnic rebel groups have agreed on the text of a nationwide cease-fire agreement that aims to end decades of conflict in the Southeast Asian nation, negotiators said Monday. The draft accord was seen as a...